British Triathlete, Georgia Taylor-Brown, gives us some top advice on training for a physical challenge

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What are your top 3 tips for exercising outside and how do these change according to the weather?

Dress appropriately, the worst thing is wearing too little on a cold ride, or over dressing for that long run. Make sure you wear sun protection, you can still get burnt if its cloudy! People seem to think the clouds block out the sun, they don’t! Spray it on a high factor and you’re set for the day.Finally, hydrate. Always have a bottle of water to hand, and keep sipping throughout the day. If you’re feel a little lethargic, pop an electrolyte tab into your bottle, works a treat.

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British Paratriathlete and Paralympic gold and silver medallist, Claire Cashmore, MBE, gives us her top tips for exercising in the great outdoors

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What are your top 3 tips for exercising outside and how do these change according to the weather?

Nothing beats training outdoors in the fresh air. I absolutely love the summer when you can get off your turbo or treadmill and just run or cycle for miles through the beautiful countryside. 

Firstly make sure that you cover yourself from head to toe in sun cream. Remember you can still burn, even when it's overcast! On top of the negative effects to your skin, sunburn also equals dehydration which will have a negative effect on your performance. 

If you can, try to avoid exercising in th…

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British Triathlete, Sam Dickinson Shares his Top Tips for Training

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What are your top 3 tips for exercising outside and how do these change according to the weather?

Preparation, especially when cycling. Looking at the weather and wrapping up to battle the harsh Yorkshire winters or putting my P20 Continuous Spray on if I’m out in the rays. Hydration, I use electrolyte tabs but even in the cold you need to hydrate. Enjoyment, exploring the outdoors is what got me into sport. 

What are your 5 must-haves for exercising in the great outdoors?

Sunglasses, I race in shades so believe training in them important too; P20 SPF50 on hot days, The correct foot…

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Stay Sun Safe this Summer

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The peak of summer is well on the way despite a rainy June, but whether you're escaping to warmer climes or hoping for a warm English summer it's important to keep sun safety in mind. From relaxing on the beach to enjoying a game of rounders in the park­- keep yourself and your family well protected whenever and wherever the sun is shining.

It is particularly important to fully protect yourself against the sun's rays at the start of summer, as this is usually the first time your skin will have been exposed to the sunshine for a while. Luckily, a few simple steps are all it takes to protect …

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15 Minute Drying Time Suggestions

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There are plenty of outdoor activities that P20 allows you to do safely and worry free - from spending a fun packed day at the park to being away on holiday at a sunny beach resort. We recommend that it's best to stay inside and let P20 dry for 15 minutes prior to sun exposure.

We've come up with a few ideas of how you can spend your 15 minutes: It includes suggestions for all occasions, whether you're at home, on holiday or about to participate in sport. Everything from making a playlist or writing a postcard to planning your cycle route or watering your plants... There's even enough time …

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P20 Partners with British Triathlon

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P20 is pleased to announce that it we are now the Official Sun Protection Supplier to British Triathlon, making it even easier for triathletes to stay protected!

Triathlon is a fast growing, modern and dynamic sport with more and more people taking up the swim, bike and run challenge.

British Triathlon is always interested in looking after the wellbeing of triathletes at all levels and it is so important that athletes - however experienced - remain protected in every aspect whilst racing or training. Sun protection is crucial as years of training outdoor can take its toll. P20 is reno…

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